Employee Security Access Form (ESAF) Updates

Requesting access to tech systems can be confusing and complicated. Specific and sometimes unique access has to be requested for all new faculty and staff as well as any that may change roles or pick up new responsibilities.

As part of the Office of Information Technology’s (OIT) continued efforts to increase efficiency and empower the campus community, . . .  read more

MS Outlook and OnBase, Now Integrated for Your Ease of Use

As part of the Office of Information Technology’s continued efforts to increase efficiency and empower the campus community, OIT implemented a new Outlook Integration for OnBase. OnBase is our campus solution for document management.

This add-in for Microsoft Outlook allows an Outlook user to interact with OnBase content and processes through their . . .  read more

Locking Your Devices

If you’re stepping away from your device for a few minutes, it’s a good idea to lock it so that others can’t see what’s on your screen or access anything on it. This is good cyber security advice for all of your devices – phones, tablets and computers.

To quickly lock your Windows desktop using shortcut keys:

Press the Windows Logo Key + . . .  read more

Need a Refresh on Web Conferencing?

Whether you use Microsoft Teams, Webex or Zoom to conduct your extended classes or have meetings with colleagues, each has its way to share content. Sharing content allows both mask-to-mask and extended learners or meeting attendees the opportunity to engage with and view the content. The Technology Resource Center has several recorded sessions available . . .  read more

Keeping Your Online Meetings Safe

If you or a colleague are using Zoom as your webinar platform, it is important to know how to keep your meetings secure from unwanted attendees. UCO has taken preventive measures by enabling passwords and waiting room features for all scheduled meetings, but there are other steps that you can take to keep your meetings secure:

  1. Don’t publicly share zoom meeting links and passwords;
  2. Schedule a meeting and require your participants to register;
  3. The Lock the Meeting feature keeps new participants from joining the meeting;
  4. Restrict screen sharing to yourself;
  5. Avoid scheduling meetings using your personal ID (PMI); and,
  6. Require participant authentication.

While Zoom is the . . .  read more

October is Cybersecurity Month

Student with Cybersecurity on her mind.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and UCO’s Office of Information Technology wants you to stay cyber aware.

With the 2020 theme, “Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart” Cybersecurity Month encourages everyone to do their part in protecting cyberspace. “If you connect it, protect it” is the key message this year to . . .  read more

Blackboard Ally

UCO is in the process of implementing Blackboard Ally.  Blackboard Ally integrates directly with UCO’s learning management system (Brightspace by D2L) to automatically check digital content for accessibility issues and generate alternative accessible formats using advanced machine learning algorithms. This system will also provide institution-wide . . .  read more